Tag: June 29

Beatrice d’Este

(1475–1497) Duchess of Bari (1491–1497) Duchess of Milan (1494–1497) Lady of Genova (1494–1497)   Born June 29 1475 Ferrara (Italia) Died January 2 1497 Milano (Italia) Cause of death Childbirth Buried Santa Maria delle Grazie (Milano) Husband (1491-1497) Ludovico Sforza…

Giacomo Leopardi

(1798–1837) Count Giacomo Taldegardo Francesco di Sales Saverio Pietro Leopardi Works: • Essays and Dialogues (English) • I Canti (Italian) • The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi (English) • The Poems of Leopardi (English) Born June 29 1798 Recanati (Italia) Died…

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

(1806–1861) Elizabeth Barrett Browning, née Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett Works: • Aurora Leigh (English) • ‘He Giveth His Beloved Sleep’ (English) • O May I Join the Choir Invisible! and Other Favorite Poems (English) • The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning,…

Lana Turner

(1921–1995) Julia Jean Turner Filmography as Actress: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1941 Director: Victor Fleming Starring: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman   Born February 8 1921 Wallace, ID (USA) Died June 29 1995 Century City, Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death…

Bernard Herrmann

(1911–1975) Max ‘Benny’ Herman Filmography as Composer: Citizen Kane 1941 Director: Orson Welles Starring: Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore     Vertigo 1958 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak     The Birds 1963 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor     Marnie…

Katharine Hepburn

(1907–2003) Katharine Houghton Hepburn Filmography as Actress: Little Women 1933 Director: George Cukor Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett     The Philadelphia Story 1940 Director: George Cukor Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn     Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner 1967 Director: Stanley Kramer Starring: Spencer…

Christopher Egan

(1984) Christopher Andrew Egan Filmography as Actor: Letters to Juliet 2010 Director: Gary Winick Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave   Born June 29 1984 Sydney (Australia) Occupation Actor Model

Vittorio Gassman

(1922–2000) Vittorio Gassmann, OMRI Filmography as Actor: War and Peace 1956 Director: King Vidor Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda     I mostri 1963 Director: Dino Risi Starring: Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman     C’eravamo tanto amati 1974 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Nino Manfredi, Vittorio Gassman…

Celia Thaxter

(1835–1894) Celia Laighton Thaxter Celia Thaxter in 1899. Celia Celia Thaxter in Art: Hassam, Childe (1859-1935) Celia Thaxter’s Garden, Isles of Shoals 1890 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York     Hassam, Childe (1859-1935) Celia Thaxter in Her Garden 1892 Smithsonian American…

June 29

Births: • Beatrice d’Este, Duchess of Milan (1475-1497) • Egan, Christopher (1984) • Herrmann, Bernard (1911-1975) • Leopardi, Giacomo (1798-1837) • Thaxter, Celia (1835-1894) Deaths: • Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) • Gassman, Vittorio (1922-2000) • Hepburn, Katharine (1907-2003) • Turner, Lana (1921-1995)